UN secretary general’s special representative calls on Tariq Fatemi

20 Feb, 2017 2:33 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Ambassador Tadamichi Yamamoto called on Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi on Monday.

During the meeting, Fatemi reiterated Pakistan’s firm resolve for effective border management and underlined the need for cooperation by the Afghan side.

The special assistant highlighted Pakistan’s desire for lasting peace in Afghanistan. He also underscored Pakistan’s continued efforts for strengthening engagement with the Afghan government to enhance cooperation in diverse areas, including fight against terrorism.

He stressed the importance of politically negotiated settlement as the most viable option for peace and stability in Afghanistan, for which Quadrilateral Coordination Group remained an effective forum.

The UN envoy lauded Pakistan’s role for promoting durable peace and stability in Afghanistan.

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